Top NPF pick Escobedo earns Rebellion first franchise win

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Kissimmee, FL- May 31, 2014- The USSSA Pride put together a 7th inning rally tonight against the Pennsylvania Rebellion but came up just short in their 3-2 loss. Dallas Escobedo picked up the win for the Rebellion throwing a complete game allowing 10 hits, 2 earned runs and collecting 6 strikeouts in her NPF debut. Jordan Taylor will get the loss throwing 4 innings allowing 5 hits with 2 runs, 1 earned, and collected 5 strikeouts. The Rebellion got on the board first in the top of the 2nd inning. Brittney Lindley led off with a walk, Courtney Liddle singled two batters later moving Lindley … [Read more...]

Osterman’s 15 Strikeouts lead Pride to Opening Day Win

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Salisbury, MD - May 30, 2014- The USSSA Pride picked up their first win of the 2014 NPF season against the Pennsylvania Rebellion at Perdue Stadium in game 1 of the 4-game series. The Rebellion got on the board first in the top of the 1st inning when two walks and a hit-by-pitch loaded the bases, BB Bates followed up by reaching 1st base on a dropped 3rd strike allowing Jenn Salling to score for Pennsylvania. The Pride rallied back in the bottom of the 3rd to score the tying run when Andrea Duran led off  the inning with a single to right field. Madison Shipman, making her NPF debut, … [Read more...]

Michael Pine of Talon Partnerships & Events To Lead Sales, Sponsorship and Licensing Opportunities for NPF

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Nashville, TN – February 25, 2014 - National Pro Fastpitch announced today the signing of Michael Pine and his new agency Talon Partnerships & Events to lead Sales, Sponsorship and Licensing opportunities for the league. Pine is now the lead executive in charge for NPF's newly created Sales and Sponsorship division. “As we look down the road at increasing television opportunities along with the magnitude of potential exposure the league offers sponsors on a variety of levels, it is important that we have someone in place with the proven expertise to build partnerships”, commented NPF … [Read more...]

New Episode of NPF Blog/Talk Radio Broadcasts Tonight

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Kissimmee, FL- February 5, 2014- Pride Fans can check out the newest episode of the NPF Blog/Talk radio show tonight at 8:00 ET (7:00 CT). Join host Barb Jordan with guests Cat Osterman and Bill Sokolis. The show can always be found at www.blogtalkradio.com/profastpitch. This is also the link on your websites. When you click on the link, you will see the show name, upcoming shows, and archived shows. You will just click on the upcoming show and you are ready to listen.. The NPF wants listeners want to ask questions, and we encourage you to call in - the phone number to call in is (347) … [Read more...]

National Pro Fastpitch Partners with GameChanger

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New York, NY – January 24, 2014 – Today, National Pro Fastpitch has selected GameChanger – the leading web and mobile app for scorekeeping, stats and live game updates – to be their official partner. Recognized as the most competitive fast pitch softball league in the world, National Pro Fastpitch has chosen GameChanger to provide its teams and fans with their best-in-class software. League scorekeepers will track every pitch on the GameChanger iPad App. Coaches, players and fans will have access to live animated pitch-by-pitch updates, 150 statistics for each player, and spray chart … [Read more...]